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Material forming cells or tissue: cytoplasm.
n combining form
(in biology) indicating the material forming cells: protoplasm; cytoplasm.
[from Greek plasma something moulded; see plasma]
-plasmic adj combining form
var. of plasmo- before a vowel: plasmapheresis.
a combining form with the meanings “living substance,” “tissue,” “substance of a cell”: cytoplasm; neoplasm.
[comb. form representing Greek plásma. See plasma]